As a creative, there is great value in building a close family of friends, allowing you to share in the joys and pains found in the film, television, and other facets of the creative world. Too, your network of collective wisdom can serve to steer you toward growth and success. Below is a conversation I... Continue Reading →
It's important to hear your inner voice. It's funny that some people get the heebie jeebies when we talk about something so simple, but yes, it is okay to admit that we all hold regular conversations within us about our choices and opinions, noting observations regarding the beautiful and even the repulsive. All of this, tied... Continue Reading →
When we create we inherently assume a level of risk: Acceptance. Due to the personal investment of our time, resources, focus, and even the emotion placed into birthing our work, we tend to see a creation as an extension of ourselves. The greater the investment, the greater the personally assigned value. This is likely... Continue Reading →
In our last post we began with a fundamental observation that we are all made to be creative while our differing gifts provide us individuality. In this article we'll begin to identify what these gifts are and how we should be using them. As you think though your unique gifting, know that the foundation of creativity is... Continue Reading →
Most everyone born in the later half of the 20th Century is familiar with the 1981 Oscar-winning film Chariots of Fire (Best Picture, Best Original Music Score, Best Original Screenplay, Best Costume Design + 3 additional nominations), featuring the story of runner Eric Liddell. The Olympic gold medal recipient has influenced many following his days... Continue Reading →
Imagine arriving at the coffee pot to pour your morning coffee when, rather than receiving the traditional greeting, you are backed against the wall by some HDIs (highly disgruntled individuals) because you made a really unpopular decision, and now you've got to dig your way out... As executives and managers, and simply even spouses and parents, many find themselves in this very... Continue Reading →
Through a few simple changes you can help your organization to move forward by demonstrating a positive & interested spirit.
So often we trudge through each day handling our tasks, only to complete everything (or add some to the next day's list) and then do the same the next day. Honestly, such an existence is mundane, boring, and an absolute waste! Yet, it's so funny how we all fall into that repetitive trap. Just this... Continue Reading →
… it's rare for most church tech guys to get what they feel they need in order to perform their jobs as well as they think they should.